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Acme Drag is the loose title of a series of diverse projects dealing with the relationships of comic objects to the body, whether triumphant, pathetic or destructive.

 
 
 

Unlaughter, video, 2:30 min, loop - 2018

‘Unlaughter’ refers to a theory posed by folklorist Moira Marsh, that one of the often forgotten functions of joke-telling in society is the purposeful solicitation of ‘unlaughter’, or a negative response by an individual or group to a joke told in a social setting. The unlaughter response solicited by this kind of joke-telling is often then used as a defense for isolating or in some cases, using violence against the ‘unlaugh-ing’ party.